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Grade: 07

1 GS-07 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and/or you must meet the required educational requirements. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience or education.
  • I have 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-5 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have 1 full year of graduate level education.
  • I was in the upper third of my graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the School of Business Administration
  • My overall grade point average was 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 years of education or based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.
  • My overall grade point average was 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 in my major field of study or the required coruses in my major field compelted in the final 2 years of the curriculum.
  • I do not have the specialized experience or education requirements.
2 Do you have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have the ability to conduct multiple segments of complex audits? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Do you have the ability to apply audit techniques in collecting and analyzing data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Do you have knowledge of accounting principles,auditing standards, and techniques? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

Grade: 09

1 GS-09 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and/or you must meet the required educational requirements. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience or education.
  • I have 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-7 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education.
  • I have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LLB. or J.D.).
  • I do not have the specialized experience or higher level education.
2 Do you have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have the ability to conduct multiple segments of complex audits? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Do you have the ability to apply audit techniques in collecting and analyzing data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Do you have knowledge of accounting principles,auditing standards, and techniques? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

Grade: 11

1 GS-11 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and/or you must meet the required educational requirements. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience or education.
  • I have 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-9 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education.
  • I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  • I do not have the specialized experience or higher level education.
2 Do you have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have the ability to apply audit techniques in collecting and analyzing data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Do you have knowledge of accounting principles,auditing standards, and techniques? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Do you have the skill to conduct multiple segments of complex audits? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

Grade: 12

1 GS-12 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience.
  • I have 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the 1 year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 Do you have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have the ability to apply audit techniques in collecting and analyzing data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Do you have knowledge of accounting principles,auditing standards, and techniques? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Do you have the skill to conduct multiple segments of complex audits? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 I qualify for this position because Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Master's Degree.
  • I have a JD/LLB. Degree.
  • I do not meet any of the above requirements.
  • I have two full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education.
  • I have one or more years (full-time experience) of work directly related to auditing or program analysis or professional experience showing analytical, data gathering, or research skills AND work tasks are generally assigned to me and reviewed for technical adequacy and adherence to requirements by a senior worker.
2 I meet one of the following basic requirements for this position because Answer to this question is required
  • I do not meet any of these basic requirements.
  • I have a degree in accounting, or a degree in related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that was supplemented with 24 semester hours of accounting (6 hours of which can be business law).
  • I possess at least 4 years of experience in accounting (or combination of relevant experience, education, and training) AND my background also includes 1 of the following: I have 24 semester hours in accounting; OR I am a Certified Public Accountant or C
3 You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for professional accounting positions in the federal government. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an auditing position. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or combination of education and experience under any of the choices above.
  • I have at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that included 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses. (May include up to 6 hours credit in business law)
  • I have at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training. I am also a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor which was obtained through a written examination.
  • I have earned a Bachelor's degree in accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. (May include up to 6 hours of credit in business law)
  • I have at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training and have completed the requirements for a degree that included substantial work in accounting (e.g., 15 semester hours) plus (a) I have worked at the full performance level in accounting or auditing; and (b) a panel of at least 2 professional accountants have determined that I possess the required professional accounting knowledge, skills and abilities.
4 Was your education supplemented with at least 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses (up to six semester hours of business law can be substituted). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Select the one choice below that best describes auditing positions previously held. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not meet any of the choices below.
  • I currently work or have worked as an auditor in the private sector.
  • I currently work or have worked as an auditor with a CPA firm.
  • I currently work or have worked as an auditor for a Federal, state, or local government agency.
6 Select ALL responses that apply to you. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not earned any of the certificates described below.
  • I have earned a certificate as a Certified Information Systems Auditor.
  • I have earned a certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor.
  • I have earned a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant.
7 Where did you hear about this job vacancy? Answer to this question is required
  • DOE's presence at a college job fair or professional organization event.
  • Referral from a professional organization.
  • College placement office.
  • Referral from a state or local agency.
  • Referral from a friend or relative.
  • OPM USAJOBs Internet Site.
  • Saw it mentioned at another DOE website.
  • Magazine or newspaper advertisement.
  • Internet search engine.
  • Referral from another Federal agency or Federal employee.
8 I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required. I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received in the Servicing Personnel Office by the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
REMINDER: Your answers to the questions will be verified using the information provided in your on-line resume, which must clearly support your answers by accurately describing your qualifications relevant to this position. You will lose consideration for this job by falsifying your qualifications or providing incomplete information; therefore, please provide an accurate account of your qualifications in your resume and include all required information as stated in this announcement.
REMINDER: If you are a current Federal civilian employee or are a reinstatement eligible based on your previous career tenure, you must submit proof of your tenure or eligibilty to apply (e.g., SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action) by the closing date of the announcement.
REMINDER: Upload your DD-214 if you are claiming Veterans Preferences or applying under VEOA hiring authority. The DD-214 must be received by the closing date of the announcement.
REMINDER: Upload your unofficial college transcripts or list of courses with grades, completion dates and quarter and semester hours earned. They must be received by the closing date of the announcement.